Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library

Library Closure Due to COVID-19

In response to COVID-19 concerns, effective immediately the Library is closed.  All events and meetings at the Library are also cancelled until further notice.

Please use the Book Drop to Return all books, audio books and movies.
Books checked out in March will have extended due dates.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.
The difficult decision to suspend services was made to protect the health and safety of both the public and Library staff.


The Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library provides several services including:

  • Computers for patron use with internet access and word processing
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Children’s books
  • Copier
  • More than 33,000 volumes, including books in large print, newspapers and magazines, and CDs and DVDs
  • Online catalog search capabilities
  • Senior services, such as large-print books

Membership Requirements

Milam County residents may be library members at no cost. Out-of-county residents are charged a $6 fee for the first card in the family and $3 for each additional card. Youths must be at least in kindergarten to receive a card. To obtain a library card, please provide:

  • Current Texas driver’s license
  • Parent’s signature for youths under 18 years of age
  • Proof of current address

Book Drop

There is a book drop on the east side of the library. Please ensure items drop completely into the bin.